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by Steinhauer, Olen
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A member of the homicide department of the people's militia, State Security Officer Brano Sev is sent to the village of his birth to interrogate a potential defector, but his mission is complicated by a murder in which he becomes the prime suspect
Topics: Police, Defectors, Mystery fiction
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by Patterson, James, 1947-; Paetro, Maxine
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"This large print edition, prepared especially for Doubleday Large Print Home Library, contains the complete, unabriged text of the original publisher's edition"--Title page verso
Topics: Near fatal car chase, She leaves police force disgraced, Police woman fires her weapon in...
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by Michael Wiley
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Topics: Private investigators, Police corruption, Undercover operations, Fiction
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by Ross, Kate
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The Beau Brummell of detective fiction stalks another murderer through high places and low life in Regency London. The story begins when John Kestrel is contacted by the sister of his valet, a prostitute. Among the items she stole from three clients one evening is a letter from a woman fearing for her life. By the author of Cut to the Quick
Topics: Kestrel, Julian (Fictitious character), Police
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by Lovesey, Peter
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Topics: Cribb, Sergeant (Fictitious character), Police, Large type books
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by Qiu, Xiaolong, 1953-
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Asked to take the lead in a corruption investigation in which the principal figure and his family have already fled to the U.S., Inspector Chen Cao of the Shanghai Police Bureau is charged to uncover the culprit's partners-in-crime and their organization
Topics: Chen, Inspector (Fictitious character), Police, Corruption investigation
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by Butler, Gwendoline
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"A Thomas Dunne book."
Topics: Coffin, John (Fictitious character), Police, Detective and mystery stories
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by Weir, Charlene
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Topics: Wren, Susan (Fictitious character), Police, Police chiefs, Policewomen
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by Todd, Charles
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In December 1919, when five members of a family are found slaughtered in the kitchen of their Lake District cottage, Inspector Ian Rutledge investigates the crime as well as the disappearance of the missing youngest child in the family
Topics: Rutledge, Ian (Fictitious character), Mass murder investigation, Police, Missing children, Child...
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by Perry, Anne
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Inspector Monk returns to the scene of another Victorian-era murder mystery when the daughter of an upper-crust family is stabbed in her own home. Inspector William Monk has his hands full when an aristocrat's daugher is stabbed to death in her own bed. He is instructed to proceed without delay, but finds his efforts hamstrung by the lingering traces of amnesia and the craven ineptitutde of his supervisor, who would love to see him fail. With the help of Hester Latterly, formerly a nurse with...
Topics: Monk, William--fictitious character, Monk, William (Fictitious character), Police, MYSTERY, Police
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"Originally published in Great Britain by Michael Joseph Ltd"--T.p. verso
Topics: Thanet, Luke (Fictitious character), Police
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by Hayward, Linda, 1943-
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The duties of police officers are simply explained to young readers in this book that features short sentences, simple vocabulary, word repetition, and visual clue to help readers learn new words. Full color. Officer Ann Young and her partner drive their police car down the street. A little boy is lost. Can they help him? This unique Level 1 series accurately portrays real-life situations that help young children identify with and learn from while helping them improve their reading skills....
Topics: Police, Police, Police
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by Doss, James D
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Struggling with hard times on his Colorado ranch, Charlie Moon becomes involved in a potentially lucrative wager between his best friend, police chief Scott Parish, and self-proclaimed psychic investor Samuel Reed, who bets that Parish will not be able to prevent Reed's imminent murder
Topics: Moon, Charlie (Fictitious character : Doss), Police, Moon, Charlie (Fictitious character : Doss),...
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by Roy Hart
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Topics: Roper, Douglas (Fictitious character) -- Fiction., British -- Greece -- Fiction., Police -- Greece...
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by Benjamin Black
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Topics: Pathologists, Publishers and publishing, Police, Crimes against, Fiction
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by Giuttari, Michele, 1950-; Curtis, Howard, 1949-
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In the picturesque Tuscan hill town of Scandicci, the body of a girl is discovered. Scantily dressed, she is lying by the edge of the woods. Chief Superintendent Michele Ferrara, head of Florence's elite Squadra Mobile, takes the case. Because toxins were discovered in the girl's body, many assume that she died of a drug overdose. But Ferrara quickly realizes that the truth is darker than that: he believes the girl was murdered.--From back cover
Topics: Police, Murder
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by Slaughter, Karin, 1971-
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Sara Linton, medical examiner in the small town of Heartsdale, Georgia, is called out to an apparent suicide on the local college campus
Topics: Linton, Sara (Fictitious character), Tolliver, Jeffrey (Fictitious character), Police, Women...
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by Todd, Charles
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Topics: Rutledge, Ian (Fictitious character), Police
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by Penny, Louise
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Previously published under title: Dead cold. London : Headline, 2006
Topics: Police, Murder, City and town life
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by Charles Todd
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Topics: Rutledge, Ian (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Executions and executioners -- Fiction, Police --...
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by Lansdale, Joe R., 1951-
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Young Stanley Mitchell, Jr., enters the underworld of his 1958 East Texas home when he discovers a cache of love letters by a murdered girl and experiences his first encounters with blues music, racism, and lost dreams
Topics: Indian reservation police, Male friendship, Older men, Boys, Ex-police officers, Bildungsromans
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by Deborah Crombie
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Topics: Kincaid, Duncan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, James, Gemma (Fictitious character : Crombie) --...
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by Spencer-Fleming, Julia
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Topics: Gay men, Police chiefs, Episcopalians, Women clergy, Fergusson, Clare (Fictitious character), Van...
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by Kerley, Jack
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Investigating a possible link between a missing informant and a serial killer, Mobile detectives Carson Ryder and Harry Nautilus are simultaneously drawn into the dealings of a socialite philanthropist family with ties to Ryder's girlfriend
Topics: Police, Kidnapping victims
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by Aird, Catherine
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Topics: Sloan, C. D. (Fictitious character), Police
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by Kernick, Simon
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Originally published: London : Bantam, 2005
Topics: Police, Criminals
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Playback -- The Dean curse -- Being Frank -- Concrete evidence -- Seeing things -- A good hanging -- Tit for tat -- Not Provan -- Sunday -- Auld lang syne -- The gentlemen's club -- Monstrous trumpet
Topics: Detective and mystery stories, Rebus, Inspector (Fictitious character), Police, Short stories
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by Cameron, Stella
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Topic: Police
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by George, Elizabeth, 1949-
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Topics: Lynley, Thomas (Fictitious character), Havers, Barbara (Fictitious character), Police, Parricide
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by King, Jonathon
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Joining in the investigation of a former police officer who is suspected in a series of killings in south Florida, Max Freeman is dismayed to learn that the suspect is from his own former precinct and had once had saved Max's life
Topics: Freeman, Max (Fictitious character), Private investigators, Young women, Ex-police officers,...
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by Parrish, P. J
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A deep freeze is bearing down on the Florida Everglades. For Detective Louis Kincaid, the coldest night of the year brings a grisly discovery that will lead him into a nightmarish battle of wits with a ruthless predator
Topics: Kincaid, Louis (Fictitious character), Police, Racially mixed people, Murder, Serial murders,...
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by Ferrarella, Marie
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Topics: Police, Families, Christmas stories
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by Harstad, Donald
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In peaceful Nation County, Iowa, the eighty-plus-year-old Heinman brothers witness an execution-style murder near their farm, and local deputy sheriff Carl Houseman embarks on a baffling investigation into the crime
Topic: Police
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by Todd, Charles
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In 1919, Scotland Yard Inspector Ian Rutledge finds himself the target of a mysterious person who is leaving oddly engraved cartridge casings around that seem to point to unfinished business involving the Great War
Topics: Rutledge, Ian (Fictitious character), Police, Mystery fiction
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by Spencer, Sally
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"A Chief Inspector Woodend novel"--Cover
Topics: Crime & mystery, Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural, Fiction, Fiction - Mystery/...
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by Qiu, Xiaolong, 1953-
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Topics: Police, Americans, Missing persons, Chen, Inspector (Fictitious character)
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by Todd, Charles
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Series statement from jacket
Topics: Rutledge, Ian (Fictitious character), Police, Businessmen, Mystery fiction
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by Jance, Judith A; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Detective J. P. Beaumont uncovers kickbacks and bribes in a Seattle ironworker's union, but his investigation may be curtailed by a long walk off a short I-beam
Topics: Beaumont, J.P. (Fictitious character), Police
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by Moore, Harker
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Topics: Police, Women, Japanese Americans
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"The inimitable Daisy Dalrymple Fletcher and her husband Detective Chief Inspector Alec Fletcher seem to get a reprieve from their sleuthing duties when they are invited to the wedding of their friend, Lucy Fotheringay. Lucy's grandfather is hosting the ceremony at his beautiful estate and so it promises to be a typical affair with hordes of gossipy aunts and other colorful but not necessarily pleasant relatives. Daisy meets all these characters and observes the ensuing familial...
Topics: Dalrymple, Daisy (Fictitious character), Women journalists, Police spouses, Country homes,...
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by Andrews, Robert, 1937-
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"A Marian Wood book"--Prelim p
Topics: Police, Clergy, Kearney, Frank (Fictitious character), Phelps, José (Fictitious character)
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by Charles Todd
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Topics: Rutledge, Ian (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Police -- England -- Fiction, Great Britain --...
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by McDermid, Val
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Topics: Police, Missing children, Women journalists
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"First published in Great Britain by Headline Book Publishing, a division of Hodder Headline PLC"--Title page verso
Topics: Barnaby, Chief Inspector (Fictitious character), Police, Barnaby, Chief Inspector (Fictitious...
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by Leon, Donna
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Maps on endpapers
Topics: Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character), Police
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"Published by arrangement with Little, Brown and Company. Originally published in Great Britain by Orion Books"--T.p. verso
Topics: Rebus, Inspector (Fictitious character), Police, Large type books
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by Penny, Louise
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"A Chief Inspector Gamache novel"--Cover
Topics: Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character), Police, Murder, Resorts, Gamache, Armand (Fictitious...
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by Rendell, Ruth, 1930-
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Topics: Wexford, Inspector (Fictitious character), Police
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by Wilson, Robert, 1957-
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Topic: Police
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by Eccles, Marjorie
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A stranger is murdered in a town in England and soon after a little girl is killed. Was she a witness to the killing, or is her death linked to the unsolved murder of two other girls. Detective Gil Mayo investigates
Topics: Mayo, Gil (Fictitious character), Police
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by McDowall, Iain
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Originally published: London : Piatkus, c2000
Topic: Police
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"First published in Great Britain by Constable"--T.p. verso
Topics: Mayo, Gil (Fictitious character), Police
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by Jo Bannister
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Topics: Graham, Liz (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Donovan, Cal (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,...
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by James, P. D
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Topics: Dalgliesh, Adam (Fictitious character), Mystery fiction, Police
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by Todd, Charles
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Topics: World War, 1914-1918, Villages, Police
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by Hoag, Tami
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In Louisiana, Deputy Sheriff Annie Broussard catches Detective Renard beating a man the whole town believes is guilty of murder even though a court acquitted him. Annie arrests Renard, only to become ostracized by the town and suspended from the police department. But Renard too is suspended and in a twist of fate the pair must join forces to investigate the murder anew. By the author of Guilty as Sin
Topics: Police, Policewomen
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by George, Elizabeth
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Topics: Lynley, Thomas (Fictitious character), Havers, Barbara (Fictitious character), Police, Hit-and-run...
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by Penny, Louise
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Includes discussion questions
Topics: Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character), Police, Murder, Gamache, Armand (Fictitious character),...
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by King, Jonathon
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Topics: Freeman, Max (Fictitious character), Ex-police officers, Older women, Serial murders, Detective and...
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by Woods, Sherryl
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"This edition published by arrangement with Harlequin Books S.A"--Title page verso
Topics: Grandfathers, Police, Grandfathers, Grandfathers, Police
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by Michael Koryta
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Topics: Crime & mystery, Mystery And Suspense Fiction, Fiction, Fiction - Mystery/ Detective,...
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by Kaminsky, Stuart M
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topics: Rostnikov, Porfiry Petrovich (Fictitious character), Police, Serial murders, Police, Rostnikov,...
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by Granger, Ann
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Topics: Mitchell, Meredith (Fictitious character), Markby, Alan (Fictitious character), Villages, Police
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by Leon, Donna
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Map on endpapers
Topics: Brunetti, Guido (Fictitious character), Police, Refuse and refuse disposal
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by Rosenberg, Nancy Taylor
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A woman officer blows the whistle on police abuse and her colleagues retaliate by making her life intolerable. Rachel Simmons of Oak Grove, California, a widow with two children, is sexually assaulted, her daughter's life is threatened, back-up units fail to respond and she is framed for drug dealing. By the author of Trial by Fire
Topics: Police, Police power, Policewomen
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by King, Jonathon
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Undertaking a technology-free vacation in an isolated region of the Florida Everglades, private eye Max Freeman and detective Sherry Richards are caught in the path of a violent hurricane that tests their survival skills and pits them against murderous looters
Topics: Freeman, Max (Fictitious character), Ex-police officers, Hurricanes
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by Smith, Frank, 1927-
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"A DCI Neil Paget mystery"--Cover
Topics: Paget, Neil (Fictitious character), Police, Paget, Neil (Fictitious character), Police
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by Padura, Leonardo
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Mario Conde is a retired Havana cop obsessed with Hemingway, so when the skeletal remains of a man killed on Papa's Cuban estate 40 years earlier are unearthed, it's only natural that the police ask Conde to work the case. As the truth of the night of October 3, 1958, slowly reveals itself, Conde must come to terms with his idealistic memory of Papa Hemingway on Cuba's sun-drenched docks from when he was a child tagging along with his grandfather
Topics: Spanish: Adult Fiction, Mystery And Suspense Fiction, Spanish (Language) Contemporary Fiction,...
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by Russell, Joan Plummer; Sinnenberg, Kris Turner, ill
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A photo essay about a police dog and his human partner at work and play
Topics: Police dogs, Police, Police dogs, Dogs, Police
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by Aird, Catherine
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Topics: Sloan, C.D. (Fictitious character), Police
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by Robinson, Peter, 1950-
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Acting Detective Superintendent Alan Banks is presented with what seems to be an open-and-shut case when the police surprise Terence Payne in his torture chamber of a basement. Banks, however, is troubled by some unanswered questions
Topics: Banks, Alan (Fictitious character), Police, Kidnapping
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by Rosen, Leonard J
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When 30-year-old math genius James Fenster is blown up in his Amsterdam hotel room, via the precise detonation of military-grade rocket fuel, shortly before he was due to address a World Trade Organization conference, Henri Poincaré, aging Interpol agent and great-grandson of a legendary mathematician, investigates
Topics: International Criminal Police Organization, International relations, Murder
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by Crombie, Deborah
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Topics: Police, Policewomen, Assisted suicide, Assisted suicide, Police, Policewomen
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by Robinson, Peter, 1950-
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When the body of a man is discovered hanging from a tree in the woods near Eastvale, all signs point toward suicide. Inspector Banks finds himself plunged into a case where nothing is as it seems
Topics: Banks, Alan (Fictitious character), Police, Murder
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by Ellison, J. T
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Homicide detective Taylor Jackson teams up with her lover John Baldwin, an FBI profiler, when the sadistic serial killer he is tracking comes to Nashville, while ambitious TV reporter Whitney Connolly, believing that this killer is her ticket out of Nashville, will do anything to break the case
Topics: Serial murderers, Police, Criminal profilers